What Percentage of John Wayne Are You?

Artimis Charvet

Image: Warner Bros./Sanford Productions/Eaves Movie Ranch

About This Quiz

He was one of the first movie stars, and when it comes to the genre of the Western, to this day, he remains the most iconic. From his mannerisms to his catchphrases to his seminal roles, the man nicknamed Duke has planted his flag on the landscape of American cinema from now until the end of time.

Born in Iowa in 1907, John Wayne - nicknamed Duke in honor of his beloved childhood dog, who accompanied him everywhere - came of age at the perfect time to swagger his way into the nascent movie industry. After a variety of smaller roles and changing his birth name to the name by which we all know him, he soon teamed up with director John Ford for his breakout role in "Stagecoach," where he played the outlaw Ringo Kid. Wayne soon became a household name playing cowboys and soldiers alike, and eventually clinched the Academy Award for his role in "True Grit."

Wayne became typecast as a traditional American folk hero, a conventionally masculine gunslinger who carried himself with confidence. He was usually protective of women and anyone who couldn't look after themselves and was built to survive on the range. He was prepared to get his hands dirty, but he also had a sense of justice and honor. So let's find out just how like this great American figure you really are!

Have you ever ridden a horse?

If you were in the Old West, what role would you have?

How do you like your steak?

What's one reason why you might break the law?

How do you feel about saving the world?

What's the best way to get what you want?

Like everything else, dying is an art. How are you most likely to die?

Are you good at fixing stuff?

How do you respond when insulted?

If you were convicted of a crime you didn't commit, what would you do?

When things don't go your way, what do you do?

When is it acceptable to lie?

What would be your reaction if someone tried to mug you?

Which of the following would you be most careful of not doing if you costarred with John Wayne?

How old were you when you got in your first scuffle?

What's your goal in life?

If you had a wild west profession, what would it be?

What do you think the best way to travel is?

What time do you wake up in the morning?

Do you believe in love?

If you had to take a bullet for someone, who would it be?

How old are you?

What's your favorite meal on the range?

Which family member are you closest to?

If you were to travel, where would you sleep?

What is your drink of choice?

You come across a bar fight. What do you do?

Which mountains do you prefer?

How do you feel about guns?

What do you think about snakes?

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